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  • Defense Language Institute instructors recognized for safety campaign

    Five instructors from the Defense Language Institute were presented with Awards of Excellence Aug. 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for an eternal safety campaign they held in conjunction with their 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety brief.
  • Portraits in Courage: Lt. Col. William Schroeder

    Honorees for this year’s “Portraits in Courage” program were recently released.“Portraits in Courage” is a 10-year tradition that pays tribute to Airmen who have demonstrated courage in combat, their community and while overcoming adversity.One of the honorees from Air Education and Training Command is the late Lt. Col. William “Bill”
  • Maj. Gen. Spacy leads Air Force Honor Guard

    U.S. Air Force Honor Guard perform with Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander, Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy, for 343rd Training Squadron Airmen at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas July 7, 2017. The honor guard embodies the Air Force Core Values through their precise movements, discipline and military professionalism. Spacy
  • Air Force MTI named Military Times’ Airman of the Year

    A 326th Training Squadron military training instructor facilitator has been selected as the Military Times’ 2017 Airman of the Year for her exceptional service over the course of a 15-year Air Force career.  Tech. Sgt. Megan Harper, who became an MTI in March 2013 and Airmen’s Week facilitator in August 2016, received her honor July 12 at a
  • AF leaders cheer on Airmen at Warrior Games

    Air Force senior leaders attended the 2017 Warrior Games opening ceremonies July 1, 2017, in Chicago to show support for the athletes participating in the weeklong competition.
  • TACP memorial honors fallen Airmen

    The Tactical Air Control Party Memorial outside the 353rd Battlefield Airmen Training Squadron at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Medina Annex was rededicated during a ceremony June 23, 2017. The ceremony was held to pay special tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice as TACP Airmen, whose mission is to defeat the enemy through
  • AETC announces changes to developmental special duty assignments

    Air Force officials are making three substantial changes to the developmental special duty, or DSD, process that will significantly improve the Air Force’s ability to fill these important positions by adding more flexibility to the process and increasing opportunities for NCOs.
  • Commentary: I Joined for the Boots

    The hardest lesson I learned came from the man who wore the boots. Take every opportunity you get to spend with the people you love. When it comes to time, there is never enough time with the people you love.
  • Battlefield Airmen incentive pay to be based on skill versus duty

    Based on new authority from the Defense Department, the Air Force announced its intent to begin a pilot program providing battlefield Airmen skill incentive pay based on qualified skills versus performed duties.
  • Kelly Field was once the 'front steps' for many distinguished visitors

    (Editor's Note: This article is the fourth installment in a monthly series celebrating Kelly Field's centennial. Check back next month for more stories from Kelly Field's history, as well as information about the upcoming JBSA Air Show and Open House this November, which is expected to draw more than 350,000 visitors.)
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